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Values don't'. Hence, read the Telegraph. But of course values do change, even
though the fashion is just the bubble on the surface. Mothers are bringing up their
children not only in a world of changing fashions but also of shifting values.
The social context of childbirth and the expression of political values in preparing
for it and the care of the mother are evident in the modern Communist state. What
may not be so clear however, is the more subtle way in which values are ...
In the three societies at which we have looked in this chapter a woman has little
value until she becomes a mother. She has uterine potential, and is appreciated
for this reason, but can only justify her existence when she marries and bears ...
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A leading social anthropologist examines what being a mother means to a woman as a person, using examples from societies all over the world, and concludes that a great deal of what we call "maternal ... Read full review
The Motherhood Trap
Mothers in the Social System
Getting and Not Getting Pregnant
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Ethics and Human Reproduction: A Feminist Analysis
No preview available - 1987
Don't blame mother: mending the mother-daughter relationship
Paula J. Caplan
Snippet view - 1989